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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Hartford to Manchester. Traveling by bus from Hartford to Manchester usually takes around 4 hours and 15 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance106 mi (170 km)
Shortest duration4h 15m
Cheapest price$17.48
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Hartford to Manchester

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Ivelisse

June 7, 2019- Visiting friends

Greyhound

Pros: It was a smooth ride. Tips: Be ready for unexpected changes .

How much is a bus ticket from Hartford to Manchester?

Bus tickets for a trip from Hartford to Manchester cost $31.33 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Hartford to Manchester in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $21 to $58. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on August 7, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Manchester this week, bus tickets are available starting at $22.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Hartford to Manchester, mark your calendar for September. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $32. However, taking the bus from Hartford to Manchester during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $57. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 25 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $35.75 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Hartford to Manchester?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Hartford to Manchester that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US15h 20m$74.98
Greyhound14h 15m$42.72
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 1 trips per day from Hartford to Manchester, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Hartford to Manchester every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 15 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Manchester usually start from $17.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 106 miles from Hartford to Manchester. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Hartford to Manchester at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

There is usually only one bus per day from Hartford to Manchester. It leaves the station in Hartford at 10:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Hartford to Manchester. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

City Information

Hartford

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut, and a New England destination with literary attractions, charming parks, and engaging activities for families.

The homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, both in Hartford, have been turned into museums to learn more about these authors and their lives. If you prefer Edward Cullen to Tom Sawyer, you may appreciate that a more contemporary literary giant, Stephenie Meyer, was born in Hartford too.

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a spread of formal gardens and grounds where you can walk, picnic, and catch outdoor concerts or tours. Kids will love the antique carousel in Bushnell Park, as well as the hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center. For those who prefer to wander through cute downtowns, West Hartford offers some of the best shopping in the area.

With a large nearby airport, and many intercity bus and train services providing access to hubs like Boston and New York, getting to Hartford is about as easy as a walk in Bushnell Park.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Hartford?

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Main departure station: Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Union Station is a historic bus and train station located in the downtown area of Hartford, CT. Built in 1889, the station serves as the main stop in Hartford for all four Amtrak train lines that pass through the city, including the Northeast Regional, the Vermonter and the Valley Flyer, as well as the Hartford Line commuter train. Union Station is also used by bus carriers Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines as their main bus stop in Downtown Hartford. The station is easily accessible from all parts of the city and its surrounding areas through a variety of local and express transit bus lines. At Hartford’s Union Station, you will find some fast food options and vending machines, as well as restrooms and a waiting area.

All bus stations in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Where does the bus arrive in Manchester?

Main arrival station: 700 Elm St

All buses from Hartford arrive at one main station in Manchester.

All bus stations in Manchester:

  • 700 Elm St

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